Xiao Ji Yin Zi (Cephalanoplos Decoction)

Xiao Ji Yin Zi (Cephalanoplos Decoction)

Formula 5 of 9 in Formulas that Stop Bleeding

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Clear Heat and Stop Bleeding

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Red tongue with a thin yellow coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Rapid forceful pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Formulas to Aid the Living (Ji Sheng Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Spleen, Liver, Lungs, Stomach, Heart, Pericardium, Kidneys, Bladder, Small Intestine

There are 10 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Xiao Ji (Small Thistle)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Cool Xiao Ji (Cephalanoplos)
Channels:
LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Cool
Latin:
Cephalanoplos
Tone Marks:
xiăo jī
Alt Names:
Da Xiao Ji
Ou Jie (Node of the Lotus Rhizome)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Neutral Ou Jie (Nodus Rhizomatis Nelumbinis Nuciferae)
Channels:
LU, ST, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Astringent, Neutral
Latin:
Nodus Rhizomatis Nelumbinis Nuciferae
Chinese:
藕节
Tone Marks:
ŏu jié
Pu Huang (Catail Pollen)
Quantity = 5-10 grams (dry-fried)
Neutral Pu Huang (Pollen Typhae)
Channels:
LIV, HT, PER, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Neutral
Latin:
Pollen Typhae
Chinese:
蒲黄
Tone Marks:
pú huáng
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia)
Quantity = 30 grams
Cold Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Chinese:
地黄
Tone Marks:
shēng dì huáng
Alt Names:
Sheng Di
Translation:
Fresh Earth Yellow
Hua Shi (Talcum)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Cold Hua Shi (Talcum)
Channels:
ST, BL
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Talcum
Chinese:
滑石
Tone Marks:
huá shí
Translation:
Slippery Rock
Chuan Mu Tong (Clematis)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Cold Chuan Mu Tong (Caulis Clematidis Armandii)
Channels:
BL, HT, SI
Properties:
Bitter, Cold, Bland
Latin:
Caulis Clematidis Armandii
Chinese:
川木通
Tone Marks:
chuān mù tōng
Alt Names:
Mu Tong
Translation:
Open Ended/Pipe Wood from Sichuan
Dan Zhu Ye (Lophatherum Stem and Leaves)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Cold Dan Zhu Ye (Herba Lophatheri Gracilis)
Channels:
HT, SI, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Bland, Cold
Latin:
Herba Lophatheri Gracilis
Chinese:
淡竹叶
Tone Marks:
dàn zhú yè
Translation:
Bland Bamboo Leaves
Zhi Zi (Gardenia, Cape Jasmine Fruit)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Cold Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, LU, ST, TB
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis
Chinese:
栀子
Tone Marks:
zhī zi
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Warm Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Chinese:
当归
Tone Marks:
dāng guī
Translation:
State of Return
Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Quantity = 5-10 grams
Neutral Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 (Primarily the LU, HT, SP, ST)
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
甘草
Tone Marks:
gān căo
Alt Names:
Guo Lao
Translation:
Sweet Herb, Sweet Grass

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